Audio

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, I got my first real opportunity to test JK Audio’s BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth audio transceiver for video ENG (Electronic News Gathering). In…

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

How many LUFS for ideal audio loudness? Why can’t we be friends?

The recent audio loudness war reminds me of the 1975 hit song Why can’t we be friends?. As I have covered in several articles about audio loudness (which we…

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

BeyondPodcasting 2: Microphones—technologies, patterns and connection types

In BeyondPodcasting episode 2, Allan Tépper presents a bird’s eye view of microphone categories: technologies, patterns and connection types. Among the technologies covered are ribbon, electret condenser and…

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

AirLinc for iOS goes multi-channel/multi-mic

Back in 2015, I reviewed AirLinc, an iOS app that converts your iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) into a wireless microphone system, but immune to potential wireless interference. This…

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Sound for Philip K. Dick’s – Electric Dreams

Electric Dreams is an apt title for the new anthology series for television, created from the short stories of Philip K. Dick. Dick’s works offer a sci-fi worldview…

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

How to install/update Hindenburg Journalist (Pro) without Soundflower

Frequent readers already know that Hindenberg Journalist (Pro) is my favorite multitrack audio editor for storytelling, and I have covered it in several articles. In Hindenburg Journalist (Pro)’s default…

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

As promised after teasing it in my recent RØDE NT1 microphone review, here is the RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and bidirectional A-to-D/D-to-A…

Monitoring challenges when using multiple digital USB mics simultaneously

Monitoring challenges when using multiple digital USB mics simultaneously

Digital USB microphones have improved in quality and multiplied in availability on the market. This can simplify systems and often reduce overall cost. Thanks to several ingenious software developers —including…

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Here is my review of the black-colored, high-end RØDE NT1 analog electret condenser studio microphone, together with its matching shockmount and pop filter, not to be confused…

Roland: sound and vision solutions at CES 2018

Roland: sound and vision solutions at CES 2018

Musicians can now create split screen performance videos of original music with the interesting 4XCAMERA, from Roland. The company also presented the R-07, for anyone who needs to capture…